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South Shore

Police crackdown on yobs proves a success

Police are deciding whether to continue an operation to crack down on stone throwing yobs.

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Standing traffic on Clifton Drive North towards St Annes from Starr Gate

Drivers fume at long delays

Drivers have been left fuming and frustrated after roadworks caused major delays into St Annes from South Shore.

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Katarzyna Lukaszewicz with Coun Mark Smith at the Waterloo Delicatessen

Blackpool’s South Shore get a little taste of Poland

Traditional Polish flavours have come to South Beach and are proving to be a big hit with the local community.

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‘Aspirational landmark scheme’ planned for Prom

Two restaurant or bar units and 15 apartments could be built on the Promenade in South Shore, documents lodged at the town hall show.

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Renwick Avenue in South Shore

Decomposed body found by cleaners in Blackpool house is identified by police

Police have identified a body found in a South Shore house.

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Sandridge Place is being used as a rat run by motorists trying to avoid the traffic lights on Squires Gate Lane

Rat run woes spark fears for residents

Calls have been made for safety measures after claims motorists are putting pedestrians at risk by using a side road as a rat run to avoid traffic lights.

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Christmas Day babies born at Blackpool Victoria Hospital.  Nina Dyson born at 1.48pm weighing 8lb 13oz to Kara Dyson and Jimmy Dyson from South Shore.

Two perfect presents for Christmas in Blackpool

It was almost a silent night at Blackpool Victoria Hospital’s maternity ward with just two families celebrating the arrival of a new born on Christmas Day.

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MP Gordon Marsden at his office in South Shore.

Body cam cops will target yobs bricking cars in Blackpool

Police with body cameras are to be deployed to catch youngsters throwing bricks and eggs at passing cars.

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Kerrylee Glass with 5-month-old son Thomas Williams who is back home for Christmas after spending most of his life in hospital

Brave Thomas home for Christmas

He’s home for Christmas!

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Seasiders Way

Drivers demand action over ‘attacks’ on road

Taxi drivers are calling on police to take immediate action following a spate of vandalism involving objects being thrown at cars.

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South Shore’s new ‘dog watch’

South Shore’s new ‘dog watch’

A ‘dog watch’ group is to be launched in South Shore next month.

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St Annes Road is due to re-open

Misery for drivers over as Blackpool junction set to re-open

A major Blackpool road is set to re-open tomorrow as United Utilities completes work to install new water mains.
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Police searching drains in Lytham Road

Teen charged over late night assault

A teenager has been charged in connection with an attack in which a man was stabbed.

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A police officer looks on as two council workers search the drains in Lytham Road, South Shore, close to where a man was stabbed

BREAKING: Drains searched as stab probe continues

Police and council workers are searching drains in Lytham Road, South Shore, this morning, close to where a man was stabbed at the weekend.

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The incident happened in Lytham Road, close to the junction of Watson Road
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Man stabbed in Blackpool street

A man was stabbed as he walked home from a Blackpool pub.
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Heartless thieves have targetted ALS, the disabled children's community group based in the Gatehouse Centre on Waterloo Road. Even the few items which were left, such as this pool table, were damaged or broken beyond repair

Thieves swipe games from disabled children

Heartless thieves have been slammed for stealing games systems and television from a group working with disabled children, just weeks before Christmas.

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Gail with Ellie who is set to be a small screen star

Proof you can still teach an old dog new tricks!

A talented pooch has landed a role in a film.

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Julie Gill

Woman jailed after abandoning baby in upturned pram in park

A woman has been jailed for 12 months after she abandoned a baby in an upturned pram in a Blackpool park.

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Brian Eva, far left, British beard champion, with his fellow competitors. Picture by Richard Jon Photography

The Great British Beard-Off

Blackpool has become home to a most unlikely British champion.

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Fire crews rescue man from fifth floor flat

Fire crews rescue man from fifth floor flat

A man is in hospital after being rescued by firefighters from a smoke-filled flat in Blackpool early today.

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